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List of Famous Jewish Comedians

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Jewish American comedians: This is a collective list of famous American Jewish comedians with pictures. What comedians are jewish? These famous Jewish American comedians have been entertaining generation of people with their jokes and hilarity. Which famous comedians are jewish? The tradition of Jewish comedians has always been at the fore front of comedy, from the Friars club roasts to Adam Sandler's Hanukkah song, jewish comedians have always kept us laughing. Fun fact Jews account for less than 2.5% of the USA's population, but approximately 70% of the USA's working American comedians are Jewish.
Goldie Hawn is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
age 73
Goldie Jeanne Hawn is an American actress, film director, producer, and occasional singer. Hawn is known for her roles in television's Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In and films such as The ...more
Adam Sandler is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
age 52
Adam Richard Sandler is an American actor, comedian, screenwriter, entrepreneur, film producer, and musician. After becoming a Saturday Night Live cast member, Sandler went on to star in many ...more
Joan Rivers is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Dec. at 81 (1933-2014)
Joan Alexandra Molinsky, known as Joan Rivers, was an American actress, comedian, writer, producer, and television host noted for her often controversial comedic persona — where she was ...more
Sarah Silverman is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
age 48
Sarah Kate Silverman is an American stand-up comedian, writer, producer and actress. Her satirical comedy addresses social taboos and controversial topics, such as racism, having her comic ...more
Jon Stewart is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
age 56
Jon Stewart (born Jonathan Stuart Leibowitz, November 28, 1962) is an American comedian, writer, producer, director, actor, media critic, and former television host. He was the host of The Daily ...more
Billy Crystal is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
age 70
William Edward "Billy" Crystal is an American actor, singer, writer, producer, director, comedian, and television host. He gained prominence in the 1970s for playing Jodie Dallas on ...more
Ben Stiller is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
age 53
Benjamin Edward Meara "Ben" Stiller is an American actor, comedian, and filmmaker. He is the son of veteran comedians and actors Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara. After beginning his ...more
Woody Allen is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
age 83
Heywood "Woody" Allen is an American actor, writer, director, comedian and playwright, whose career spans more than 50 years. He worked as a comedy writer in the 1950s, writing jokes ...more
Chelsea Handler is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
age 43
Chelsea Handler has become one of entertainment’s most sought-after and versatile rising stars. In July 2007, Handler broke into the world of late night talk shows with her E! series, Chelsea ...more
Seth Rogen is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
age 36
Seth Rogen is a Canadian actor, screenwriter, producer, director, and comedian. Rogen began his career performing stand-up comedy during his teenage years, winning the Vancouver Amateur Comedy ...more
Jerry Seinfeld is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
age 64
Jerome Allen "Jerry" Seinfeld is an American comedian, actor, writer, and producer. He is best known for playing a semi-fictional version of himself in the sitcom Seinfeld, which he ...more
Bill Maher is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
age 63
William "Bill" Maher, Jr. is an American political satirist, writer, producer, political commentator, television host, actor, media critic, and stand-up comedian. Before his role as ...more
Bette Midler is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
age 73
Bette Midler, also known by her informal stage name The Divine Miss M, is an American singer, songwriter, actress, comedian, and film producer. In a career spanning almost half a century, Midler ...more
Paul Rudd is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
age 49
Paul Stephen Rudd is an American actor, comedian, writer, and producer. He has primarily appeared in comedies, and is known for his roles in the films Clueless, Wet Hot American Summer, ...more
Mel Brooks is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
age 92
Melvin James "Mel" Brooks is an American film director, screenwriter, comedian, actor, producer, composer, and songwriter. He is best known as a creator of broad film farces and comic ...more
Jerry Lewis is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
age 92
Jerry Lewis AM is an American comedian, actor, singer, film producer, screenwriter and film director. He is known for his slapstick humor in film, television, stage and radio. He was originally ...more
Larry David is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
age 71
Lawrence Gene "Larry" David is an American comedian, writer, actor, and television producer. He was the co-creator, with Jerry Seinfeld, of the television series Seinfeld, and was its ...more
Jack Black is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Jack Black (born Thomas Jacob Black; August 28, 1969) is an American actor, comedian, musician, songwriter, and media personality. His acting career has been extensive, starring primarily in ...more
Jonah Hill is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
age 35
Jonah Hill Feldstein, better known as Jonah Hill, is an American actor, filmmaker, and comedian. He is a two-time Academy Award nominee, for his performances in the films Moneyball and The Wolf ...more
Gene Wilder is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
age 85
Jerome Silberman, known professionally as Gene Wilder, is an American stage and screen comic actor, director, screenwriter, author, and activist. Wilder began his career on stage, and made his ...more
Don Rickles is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
age 92
Donald Jay "Don" Rickles (May 8, 1926 – April 6, 2017) was an American stand-up comedian and actor. A frequent guest on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, he acted in comedic and ...more
Jason Alexander is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
age 59
Jay Scott Greenspan (born September 23, 1959), known by his stage name Jason Alexander, is an American actor, voice actor, comedian, and director. Alexander is best known for his role as George ...more
Al Franken is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
age 67
Alan Stuart Franken (born May 21, 1951) is an American comedian, writer, producer, author, and politician who served as a United States Senator from Minnesota from 2009 to 2018. He became well ...more
Andy Samberg is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
age 40
David A. J. "Andy" Samberg is an American actor, comedian, writer, and producer. He is a member of the comedy group The Lonely Island and was a cast member on Saturday Night Live, ...more
Rodney Dangerfield is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list List of Famous Jewish Comedians
Dec. at 83 (1921-2004)
Rodney Dangerfield was an American comedian and actor, known for the catchphrase "I don't get no respect!" and his monologues on that theme. He is also remembered for his 1980s film ...more